July 15, 1766

1766 July 15 (Tuesday).  Was early at Mr. Holbrooks.  Breakfast and pray there.  He makes me several Presents, of Draughts, Pictures, etc., especially a Mathematical Projection containing the Rules for writing each Letter of the Alphabet.  Visit Cousen Procter, who informs me that their Troubles with the Overseers of the Poor Subside.  Dined at [blank].  At Mr. Surcombs at Eve.  At Brother Samuels was Dr. [blank] Pierce, Son of the Late Coll. Ch Pierce of Newbury.  Lodge at Brother Samuels.